Netcom's demonstration of 1Gbit/s data rates using LTE-Advanced Pro is a major victory in the ramp-up to 5G.
AT&T is looking to grab a 5G lead over its international rivals, saying it will carry out field trials of 5G technologies in Texas this year.
But you need a compatible smartphone and network to really make it happen.
Will Nokia's margins hold up as it absorbs the Alcatel-Lucent business?
Rumor is that suitors are circling again, and TiVo has reason to consider their proposals.
There's a skeleton in the Leading Lights closet this year…
At this moderated panel at 2020 Vision in Dublin, Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader of Light Reading, sits down with Jeff Finkelstein, director of network architecture at Cox Communications, to discuss the rapidly changing video market.
Nokia warns of tough conditions ahead but reports good progress on efficiency measures, as does Alcatel-Lucent.
BSS challenger AsiaInfo has ported its entire billing, analytics and CRM suite into Amazon's public cloud in the belief that the telco back office of the future will be run on a software-as-a-service model, even for Tier 1s.
Also in today's EMEA regional round: Google extends 'right to be forgotten'; snoopers' charter needs work; customers confused by bundles.
But a tough economy made it a challenging quarter, said CEO Chuck Robbins on a quarterly earnings call.
The momentum behind 'open' everything is real and growing, and will be a significant component of operators' development activities on their march toward the cloud.
Remote PHY is good for Cisco's CCAP business, so why not use open source to give the technology a boost?
Was 2015 a standout year for your company? Then you should enter the industry's most prestigious awards program –- it really does have something for everyone!
His criticisms of India's decision to block the free Internet program went too far.
It's not your typical startup incubator.
Midsized US MSO becomes the latest cable operator to launch field trials of new gigabit-enabling broadband spec.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telekom Austria Q4 boosted by domestic market; MTN Nigeria chooses Gemalto for authentication; ADVA's 100G in Estonia.
Mobile apps and browser specialist is being acquired by a consortium of Chinese investors, including the new owner of Grindr, for $1.2 billion.
In Part 2 of this CEO interview, Steve Saunders, CEO of Light Reading, sits down with Jesper Anderson, CEO of Infoblox, to take a deep dive into security issues and how to prevent malicious cyberattacks.
Verizon will trial SpiderCloud's dual-mode LTE-U small cells in Q3 2016.
Claire Maslen, financial services relationship manager at the GSMA, talks about the development of the digital commerce sector and the types of relationships that mobile operators are developing to further their m-commerce strategies.
Systems integrator partner of AOptix buys low-latency radio link tech for trading networks.
The growth of EE is an interesting case study in quality-oriented branding in the mobile broadband era.
Launching app development practice for networked, premises and cloud-based applications, including WebRTC, audio and video conferencing and more.
North American viewers with UHD sets and set-tops will now get to watch soccer, hockey and basketball games in 4K, thanks to moves by Videotron, Univision, Neulion and others.
New Spectrum platform pulls network analysis tools together into one easier-to-use system for enterprises and managed security services.
Nokia obtained validation of its virtualized router and virtualized mobile gateway capabilities through rigorous testing performed by EANTC.
Designed to give service providers and their customers the benefits of virtualized customer premises equipment with five nines of uptime.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT offers top footy content for free; France goes after Facebook; small cells and bus stops.
The kiosks going up in New York City that will provide free Wi-Fi are going to be chock full o' Qualcomm.
The SaaS startup claims to be displacing giants such as Amdocs, Ericsson and Huawei in the service provider IT market.
Telcos want to convert their legacy Central Offices to data centers, but there are environmental and business challenges to doing that.
In the second part of a two-part series, Paul Robinson explains why the move to live IP production is an opportunity to significantly change the viewing experience, and more importantly, open up new revenue and business opportunities.
Now that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has acknowledged that Yahoo is in fact willing to consider buyout offers, Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam has affirmed that Verizon is in fact evaluating whether or not to buy Yahoo and combine it with AOL.
Indian authorities have joined the US and Europe in passing net neutrality legislation.
Report from Leichtman Research Group drives home the need for pay-TV providers to incorporate Internet video services into their overall video offerings immediately.
Light Reading CEO and founder Steve Saunders sits down with Level 3 Communications' CTO Jack Waters to discuss hot topics like virtualization, 4K and the future of telecom...
Three fourths of companies across the globe offer flexible working policies, and 61% have seen their profits increase because of it, a new Vodafone survey suggests.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Hutchison opens up another front in M&A battles; BT finance chief steps down; Nokia touts smart service delivery.
AT&T Distinguished Network Architect Margaret Chiosi has been standing out her whole life, and she encourages other women to do the same in the workplace.
A merger between the two companies would produce one of the country's biggest mobile operators.
One thing is certain: the coming technology changes will affect everyone to varying degrees, including content providers, service providers and equipment makers.
After 15 years in business, the hybrid radio/FSO provider has abruptly shut up shop and is selling off its assets.
This week in WiC: Bloomberg debates the merits of women's conferences; Europe's 1,000 woman boardlist goes live; Glassdoor outlines some unique job perks; and more.
Google is looking for more 5G experts as its interest in mmWave radio grows.
JDSU split into two to improve focus and agility of the optical components and assurance technology businesses, and it looks like the move paid off.
Australian operators spend $387 million to improve the coverage and quality of 4G services outside urban areas.
Independent Ohio telco will become the latest US pay-TV provider to offer slimmed-down bundles to its subscribers next month.
A government decision to auction 700MHz spectrum at high prices this year has met with a furious backlash from operators.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom declared Europe's top telecom brand; new CEO at Telenor Serbia; latest on Google's UK tax sop.
Ma Bell files with the FCC tp test pre-5G at 3GHz, 4Ghz, 15GHz and 28GHz.
As it anxiously awaits regulatory approval of its pending TWC and Bright House buyouts, Charter plots rollouts of cloud-based video guide and new broadband spec.
Data center operator built out network largely for MSOs but is now expanding to the cloud and positioning itself for NFV and IoT.
French incumbent announces leadership changes in Europe.
Conquering millimeter wave isn't Starry's biggest challenge.
The $1.4 billion acquisition is designed to help enterprises move from selling products to services – and Cisco wants to make the same change.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Mobistar turns Orange; Nokia does analytics and drones; Swisscom's difficult year.
Ericsson executive to head up independent IoT patent licensing operation that will be open to all.
Vodafone is fretting over its network position in the fast-changing UK telecom market and wants the chance to take a stake in an independent Openreach, currently part of BT.
Enterprises crawl, walk, run into the Industrial Internet of Things as US service providers look to secure their role in this market worth potentially trillions of dollars.
Hong Kong operator promises to increase investments, reduce prices and offer attractive terms to MVNOs if regulators bless the 3/O2 deal but not everyone believes it's a good offer.
Regular old smartphone users will still get a performance boost from Ericsson's 'Gigabit LTE,' just not maximum speeds.
Starboard Value, a company that specializes in packaging distressed companies for resale, has taken a 6.7% position in the troubled semiconductor designer.
Jasper delivers a global, cloud-based IoT service platform for enterprises and service providers.
A ten-person, two-year-old NFV startup has found itself competing against the giants of Cisco, Huawei and Juniper for service provider business.
The second phase of the New IP Agency's independent evaluation program, focused on VNF Management, is signing up participants.
4G will account for 40.5% of all mobile connections by 2020, and WiFi usage will continue to surpass cellular, suggesting how important other access technologies will still be in a 5G world.
The company Americans love to hate is happily taking more of their money.
Women at Intel now make the same as their male counterparts, a step in the right direction as the company completes year one of a five-year diversity plan.
Digital Realty is now providing data center capacity for AT&T to expand its NetBond services, just as it does for IBM, Facebook and others.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Privacy Shield replaces Safe Harbor; MTN hires former US attorney-general for legal battle; business-sector weakness hits KPN.
Orange says LoRA is 15 times more energy-efficient than existing cellular technologies, opening up an immediate opportunity in the IoT market.
New IoT technologies will require new wireless connectivity, and Qualcomm wants to be the guy to sort it all out.
The former CEO of Overture Networks, Mike Aquino, discusses why truly open virtualization solutions provide service providers with the greatest choice.
Yahoo CEO Mayer has been resisting a sale, but had to bow to the inevitable. The company finally said it will pursue a possible sale, as it announced a loss and a layoff.
Judge Shaw rules in favor of Cisco over Arista regarding several patents in initial decision, ITC judgement and Presidential review to follow over the next 120 days.
This year's Mobile World Congress looks set to be a 5G land grab and a chance to get down and dirty with the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
Atlanta and Nashville get first dibs on D3.1-powered gigabit service, followed by Chicago, Detroit and Miami.
Spanish giant has conducted a field trial of a programmable packet-optical network with live traffic in Peru.
Speculation that the operators might join forces has been doing the rounds for a few years and now they're in talks to combine forces in the Netherlands.
CEO tells Light Reading that 3.5GHz prototype small cells are available now.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Safe Harbor turbulence continues; Deutsche Telekom plans new security unit; eagles attack!!!
Sources say BTI's optical technology is unremarkable, which helped Juniper get a low price.
Aircel is hoping a deal with Infobip will spur renewed interest in its messaging services.
Google is devoting significant new capex to building out FTTH networks faster, in more cities, and is also challenging AWS in the cloud space.
German incumbent achieves speeds of 11 Gbit/s over short copper loops during trials with Nokia-owned Alcatel-Lucent.
Here are three signs that Alphabet means business in consumer telecom.
UK fixed-line incumbent will have six business lines from April, it says, after reporting strong growth at its domestic broadband operation.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sky speaks up for O2/3 deal; Nokia's patents settlement with Samsung doesn't impress investors; Telenor buys analytics firm.
Technology for the sake of solving a problem or a purpose is what appeals to women, and that's key to bringing women into the comms industry, says Gargi Keeling of VMWare.
Equinix sees joining the fledgling OCP Telco Project as a way of ensuring vendor interoperability for emerging networking technologies.